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Alaria fragilis f. bullata Saunders

Publication details
Alaria fragilis f. bullata Saunders 1901: 425

Published in: Saunders, De A. (1901). Papers from the Harriman Alaska Expedition XXV. The algae. Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences 3: 391-486, 19 pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Alaria is Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alaria marginata Postels & Ruprecht

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Lane, C.E., Lindstrom, S.C. & Saunders, G.W. (2007). A molecular assessment of northeast Pacific Alaria species (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) with reference to the utility of DNA barcoding . Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44: 634-648.

Key references
Widdowson, T.B. (1971). A taxonomic revision of the genus Alaria Greville. Syesis 4: 11-49.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2019.

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